The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Citrix Systems.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 32 44 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11  
Contract jobs citing Citrix 7 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.06% 4.02% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 4.32% 9.66% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 2
Median daily rate £170 £206 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £328 £375
% change year-on-year -0.45% -12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.17 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.93
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.61%  

Citrix is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 162 176 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 47.79% 41.61% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 105 103
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +34.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £20.00 £27.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Citrix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Citrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Citrix in Cardiff

Citrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Citrix in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Citrix in Cardiff

Citrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Citrix in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Citrix in Cardiff

Citrix
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Citrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Citrix.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) MS Office
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
3 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Service Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) VMware